The Roll-Up #84: Bean’s Mystery History of 4/20

Published on April 19, 2019 · Last updated March 24, 2021
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The Roll-Up features co-hosts Bruce Barcott, Ben Adlin, and Alyssa Yeoman in a Friday morning roundtable about the week’s top cannabis news.

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Episode 84: Bean’s Mystery History of 4/20

This week in cannabis news: It’s 4/20 week! Author David Bienenstock joins us to reveal the many mysteries of the global cannabis holiday, and to mock the Carl’s Jr. CBD burger. Also, Bruce and Alyssa discuss that study on cannabis and anesthesia while swapping colonoscopy stories. Good times.

Another great podcast: Bienenstock is one-half of the highly entertaining duo Abdullah & Bean. Great Moments in Weed History With Abdullah & Bean is a fantastic podcast you should definitely check out.

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